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September 25, 2017 10:12 PM Biggest Diamond in More Than a Century Sells for $53 Million

Lucara Diamond Corp. finally sold the biggest diamond found in more than a century. The 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona diamond was sold for $53 million, or $47,777 a carat, to Graff Diamonds, Lucara said Monday in a statement. The Lesedi La Rona, or “our light” in the Tswana language spoken in Botswana, went unsold at a Sotheby’s auction in London last year. It had been expected 1

September 25, 2017 8:21 PM Satya Nadella aims to make Microsoft mighty

Satya Nadella, the Microsoft CEO who kept the company relevant as its primary PC software business faded, could write a book about the challenges he faced. And he has ... but it's not a tell-all memoir. Instead, Nadella, who has worked at the company since the early 1990s, has positioned himself as the embodiment of the story Microsoft wants to tell about 1

September 25, 2017 7:45 PM The new all-glass iPhone 8 doesn't fare well in a drop test

iPhones have had aluminum backs since the iPhone 5, but before then, iPhones had glass bodies that were prone to shattering. Smartphone screens have always been fragile, but worrying about also cracking the back of the phone, in addition to the front, adds an extra layer of stress. But Apple promised the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are made from the most durable 1

September 25, 2017 3:07 PM Google accepts that it served ads on ad-free service YouTube Red

YouTube Red was started by Google as a paid streaming subscription service similar to the Netflix Technology giant Google has admitted that it was giving advertisements on YouTube Red, which was promised to be an ad-free service. The company has blamed technical faults for such ads on YouTube's premium service. YouTube Red was started by Google as a paid streaming 1

September 25, 2017 2:05 PM Botswana: Government Tightens Security Measures

Gaborone — Entertainment or festival events already scheduled to use the National Stadium this year will go on. Addressing music promoters at Botswana National Youth Council recently, Minister of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development, Thapelo Olopeng said following a savingram from government that banned entertainment or festival events at the National 1

September 25, 2017 1:13 PM Everybody's Gone to the Rapture Developer Lays Off Majority of Its Staff

Development on two games been put on pause. Everybody's Gone to the Rapture developer, The Chinese Room has temporarily ceased development and laid off the majority of its staff. "The situation – between financial pressures, trying to keep the lights on for the employed team, the stress of end-of-development, health issues – just wasn’t a tenable thing 1

September 25, 2017 11:43 AM Eman Abdul Atti, once known as 'world’s heaviest woman', dies

Eman Abdul Atti died at 4.35am on Monday due to complications from heart disease, kidney dysfunction: doctors Eman Abdul Atti, once known as the “world’s heaviest woman alive”, passed away on Monday morning. The 37-year-old Egyptian, who was treated at Burjeel Hospital, passed away at 4:35 AM on Monday, according to a statement from the hospital 1

September 25, 2017 11:23 AM The X factor: Apple's weird relationship with product numbers and names

What do Apple and Microsoft have against the number nine? We take a look at Apple's odd naming conventions and postulate future possibilities for the iPhone X. The iPhone X, which Tim Cook and company pronounce as "ten" and not "eks," is Apple's so-called "smartphone of the future." I've spent the past two weeks thinking about this product. It's not the missing 1

September 25, 2017 2:28 AM HMD to unveil Nokia 2 and another smartphone; two Nokia phones receive CCC certification

Now, it looks like the company is not prepping to launch only the Nokia 2 in the market. It looks there will be another smartphone accompanying the entry-level smartphone that is all set to go official in the coming months. Though there is no specific timeframe when we can expect these smartphones to be launched, a recent report by Nokiamob citing the tipster 1

September 23, 2017 12:33 PM Review: New Apple TV 4K finally catches up to competitors

Apple is ramping up its push into the living room, making sure that its main vehicle for its entertainment ambitions -- the Apple TV -- is ready for the future. By adding support for 4K content, Apple joins competitors such as Roku in offering super-high definition quality for shows and films. But, because it's Apple, this 4K version has its own particular 1